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Internet Arcade

The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package.

Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade.

  The game collection ranges from early "bronze-age" videogames, with black and white screens and simple sounds, through to large-scale games containing digitized voices, images and music. Most games are playable in some form, although some are useful more for verification of behavior or programming due to the intensity and requirements of their systems.

  Many games have a "boot-up" sequence when first turned on, where the systems run through a check and analysis, making sure all systems are go. In some cases, odd controllers make proper playing of the systems on a keyboard or joypad a pale imitation of the original experience. Please report any issues to the Internet Arcade Operator, Jason Scott.

If you are encountering issues with control, sound, or other technical problems, read this entry of some common solutions.

Also, Armchair Arcade (a video game review site) has written an excellent guide to playing on the Internet Arcade as well.


Below are a suggested collection of games that run at proper speed in a powerful browser. (Firefox is currently the fastest environment, although other browsers should work as well.)

 

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Internet Arcade
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Super Ten V8.3 by U.S. Games (1988)
Internet Arcade
by U.S. Games
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Games V25.4X by U.S. Games (1992)
Internet Arcade
by U.S. Games
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Super Duper Casino (California V3.2) by U.S. Games (1987)
Internet Arcade
by Unico
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Burglar X by Unico (1997)
Internet Arcade
by Unico
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Fancy World - Earth of Crisis by Unico (1996) Platform Arcade Released 1996 Published by Unico Electronics Co., Ltd. Gameplay Arcade, Platform Genre Action Description Fancy World - Earth of Crisis is a 2D single-screen platform game - a clone of Snow Bros with a girl as the main heroine who must save the Earth. The player must eliminate all enemies on screen (the heroine uses energy balls to shoot). After clearing the board, the player goes to the next level. Bosses appear every few levels....
Internet Arcade
by Unico
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Zero Point (set 1) by Unico (1998) Developed by Unico Electronics Co., Ltd. Released 1998 Platform Arcade Published by Unico Electronics Co., Ltd. Perspective 1st-person Interface Direct Control Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Mini-Games, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Zero Point is a light gun shooting gallery game and it is very similar to Point Blank in style and presentation. One or two players shoot their way through a series of mini games, which last about 20 or 30 seconds...
Internet Arcade
by Unico
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The Legend of Silkroad by Unico (1999) Developed by Unico Electronics Co., Ltd. Released 1999 Platform Arcade Published by Unico Electronics Co., Ltd. Perspective Side view Setting China (Ancient/Imperial) Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual 2D scrolling Description The Legend of Silkroad is a 2D side-scrolling beat 'em-up game that puts players in the shoes of either the heroes Munmoo from Korea, Sochun from China or Jamuka from Mongolia. The adventure leads you along the...
Internet Arcade
by Unico
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Dragon Master by Unico (1994) Developed by Unico Electronics Co., Ltd. Released Apr, 1994 Platform Arcade Published by Unico Electronics Co., Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Fighting, Martial Arts Visual 2D scrolling Description Dragon Master is a 2D versus fighting game in which you take control of one of eight fighters from across the globe and participate in a fighting tournament. The fighters to choose from are the male K. Garcia, Dark Man, the old man B. Dosa, Jackie, Jedi...
Internet Arcade
by Unico
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Zero Point 2 by Unico (1999) Developed by Unico Electronics Co., Ltd. Released 1999 Platform Arcade Published by Unico Electronics Co., Ltd. Perspective 1st-person Interface Direct Control Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Mini-Games, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling, Fixed / Flip-screen Description Zero Point 2 is a light gun shooting gallery game and it is the sequel to Zero Point . The game features 3D prerendered graphcs and has gameplay similar to the Point Blank series. At the start of a game...
Internet Arcade
by Universal
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Internet Arcade
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Internet Arcade
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INSTRUCTIONS The object of Mr. Do! is to score as many points as possible by digging tunnels through the ground and collecting cherries. The title character, Mr. Do (a circus clown), is constantly chased by red monsters resembling small dinosaurs, and the player loses a life if Mr. Do is caught by one. The game is over when the last life is lost. Cherries are distributed throughout the level in groups of eight. 500 bonus points are awarded if Mr. Do collects eight cherries in a row without...
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Internet Arcade
by Universal
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Cheeky Mouse was an arcade game released by Universal Games in 1980. Gameplay Try to hit the mouse with a hammer when it comes out from one of the holes in the wall. The mouse will try to get from its hole to the cheese on the other side of the house. 1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 P1 Left LEFT P1 Right RIGHT P1 Button 1 LCONTROL or Mouse B1 P2 Left D P2 Right G P2 Button 1 A
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Internet Arcade
by Universal
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This is an early vertical space shooter game. You must destroy all aliens and a special monster that sometimes appears on the screen. Cheats / Tricks / Bugs / Easter Eggs If you destroy all the smaller aliens but one, that last alien will turn into the 'special monster' - a giant gargoyle which is named Bagle. Bagle will then dive bomb the player. Bagle can be destroyed after one hit, as he's really only faster and bigger than the smaller aliens. Game Play Fight the three types of aliens that...
Internet Arcade
by Universal
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A spaceship fights against wave after wave of alien demons. 1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 Coin 2 6 P1 Left LEFT P1 Right RIGHT P1 Button 1 LCONTROL or Mouse B1 P2 Left D P2 Right G P2 Button 1 A
Internet Arcade
by Universal
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Space Raider by Universal (1982)
Internet Arcade
by Universal
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favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Universal
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Lady Bug is an insect-themed maze chase arcade game produced by Universal Games and released in 1981. Its gameplay was inspired by Pac-Man but with several additions to the formula, such as the ability to alter the layout of the maze through gate-shifting. The goal of Lady Bug is to eat all "flowers", hearts and letters in the maze while avoiding other insects. The player is represented by a red, yellow, and green character resembling a ladybug while the enemy insects' appearance...
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by Universal
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Mr. Do's Castle is an arcade game created by Universal in September 1983. The Asian title of the game is Mr. Do! versus Unicorns. Though marketed as a sequel to the original Mr. Do! released one year earlier, the game bears a far closer resemblance to Space Panic. It is the second of the Mr. Do series of video games, although it wasn't intended to be. It began life as a game called "Knights vs. Unicorns", but the U.S. division of Universal persuaded the Japanese arm to modify the...
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by Universal
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Mr. Do's Wild Ride is the third game in Universal's Mr. Do! arcade series, although it was originally titled Go! Go! Coaster and did not involve Mr. Do!. Mr. Do!'s Wild Ride, was released in 1984. Gameplay Mr. Do!'s scenario is a roller coaster, and the object is to reach the top. As the cars (and eventually other objects) speed around the track, you must escape by using a super speed button, or by climbing up small ladders scattered about the track. Two icons at the end of the level range from...
Internet Arcade
by Universal
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You fly over mountain tops and through caves dodging enemy space ships and missiles fired from the ground. Cosmic Avenger is a 1981 arcade game developed and published by Universal. Legacy Cosmic Avenger was ported to the ColecoVision video game console. Wes Hupp holds the official record for this game with 117,290 points on November 17, 1982. Reception Mark Bussler from Classic Game Room notes that Cosmic Avenger is the first continuous horizontal side-scrolling space shooter (though it is...
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by Universal
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This is the fourth and last game in the series where Mr. Do! must collect dots and fruit on a multi-level platform while avoiding pursuing monsters. Enclose the dots to change them to fruit for more points or release traps to crush the monsters or use your power ball to eliminate them. Pick up the letters hidden amongst the fruit to spell 'EXTRA' to receive an extra Mr. Do! Cheats Throw your powerball in a narrow space so it will bounce more. The more bounces it completes before hitting a...
Internet Arcade
by Universal
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Internet Arcade
by Universal
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Platform Arcade Released 1980 Published by Universal Co., Ltd. Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Visual 2D scrolling Interface Direct Control Description Zero Hour is a top view shooter where you control a spacecraft in multiple directions and try to blast and destroy three alien ships at the top of the screen. As you blast them, you will encounter meteors falling down the screen which can be avoided or shot, and other alien ships dropping...
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by Universal
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Left Right movement shooting at invaders who are approaching from either side to 'steal' your men from the middle and march off with them. 1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 P1 Left LEFT P1 Right RIGHT P1 Button 1 LCONTROL or Mouse B1 P2 Left D P2 Right G P2 Button 1 A Developed by Universal Co., Ltd. Released 1979 Platform Arcade Published by Universal Co., Ltd. Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface...
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Internet Arcade
by Universal (ADP Automaten license)
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Controls: Press 5 to insert coins, 1 or 2 to start a 1/2 player game. Move the man with the arrow keys, us CTRL repeatedly to dig a hole, and ALT repeatedly to cover a hole (that has a creature in it). Please note: These controls are difficult to learn, initially. Space Panic is a 1980 arcade game designed by Universal, which Chris Crawford calls the first ever platform game, as it pre-dates Nintendo's Donkey Kong (from 1981) which is often cited as the original platform game. Space Panic lacks...
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Internet Arcade
by Universal Video Games
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Internet Arcade
by unknown
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Multi Game (set 1) by unknown (1992)
Internet Arcade
by Unknown
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Internet Arcade
by UPL
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Black Heart by UPL (1991)
Internet Arcade
by UPL
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Vandyke (Japan) by UPL (1990) Developed by UPL Co., Ltd Released 1990 Platform Arcade Published by UPL Co., Ltd Perspective Top-down Genre Action Setting Fantasy Gameplay Arcade, Fighting Description Vandyke is a 2D arcade top-down weapon based beat'em up, similar to Avengers .The player controls a barbarian-like warrior, and fights against various enemies and monsters (giant scorpions, giant toads etc.) He uses a sword as main weapon, but can find a better weapon (for example: a flail on a...
Internet Arcade
by UPL
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US AAF Mustang (25th May. 1990) by UPL (1990)
Internet Arcade
by UPL
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Koutetsu Yousai Strahl (Japan set 1) by UPL (1992)
Internet Arcade
by UPL (American Sammy license)
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Bio-ship Paladin by UPL (American Sammy license) (1990) Developed by UPL Co., Ltd Released 1990 Also For Genesis Published by UPL Co., Ltd Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Atlantal, a peaceful planet, has been attacked by an invading alien fleet known only as The Aggressors, leaving the capital city Delila in ruins. In order to sop The Aggressors, the people of Atlantal send the most powerful fighter ship on...
Internet Arcade
by UPL (Taito license)
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Acrobat Mission by UPL (Taito license) (1991) Developed by UPL Co., Ltd Released Jul, 1991 Also For SNES Published by Taito Corporation Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Vehicular Space Flight Perspective Top-down Visual 2D scrolling Description Years ago humanity abandoned the over-polluted Earth to make a new home on Mars. Now, without warning, a mechanical moon has appeared in the skies over Mars, and is raining down destruction on the colonies. A plan is...